Vivian Chui

In the past year

2016 Vanderhoof RCMP review: assault numbers drop

Vanderhoof’s general assault and domestic violence cases in 2016 are down from the previous year

In the past year
The 2017 Saik’uz chief and councillors are: (from left) Chief Jackie Thomas

Saik’uz First Nation gets all-woman chief and council

The first-ever all-female chief and council of Saik’uz First Nation have now sworn in to serve for the next two years.

The 2017 Saik’uz chief and councillors are: (from left) Chief Jackie Thomas
The three-legged race was one of the events featured in the 2017 Racing Rocks Ski Tournament on Feb. 4.

Vanderhoof hosts cross-country ski extravaganza

Over 30 kids competed for speed, cooperation, and manoeuvrability through Vanderhoof trails on Feb. 4.

The three-legged race was one of the events featured in the 2017 Racing Rocks Ski Tournament on Feb. 4.
Cst. Brian Davis of Prince George RCMP demonstrates the use of an Intoximeter to Nechako Valley Secondary students in Alexa’s Bus.

Alexa’s Bus stops in Vanderhoof to drive home drunk driving consequences

Alexa’s Bus is cruising B.C.’s north this season to remind students the consequences of drinking and driving.

Cst. Brian Davis of Prince George RCMP demonstrates the use of an Intoximeter to Nechako Valley Secondary students in Alexa’s Bus.

Feb. 8 Police Update: Man in headlights, flip car party

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 62 files, which included four prisoners, in the past week.

In the Ladies category

Vanderhoof Vipers choked for gold on home ice

Vanderhoof ladies and Fort St. James men triumphed last weekend on Vanderhoof ice.

In the Ladies category
(Second from right) Jimmy Reed

Vanderhoof skier finishes first in Burns Lake race

Omineca Open, the second Teck Northern Cup of 2017 for cross-country skiing, took place with 206 skiers in Burns Lake on Jan. 29.

(Second from right) Jimmy Reed
The first revamped pickup will take place on Feb. 14.

Vanderhoof council rolls out revamped garbage collection, and other notes

...expanding mountain biking opportunities in Vanderhoof, community forest update, Northern Health update

The first revamped pickup will take place on Feb. 14.
At 5:23 a.m. on Jan.29

For-sale Vanderhoof house engulfed by flames

A Vanderhoof house was engulfed by fire in the early morning hours last Sunday.

At 5:23 a.m. on Jan.29

Former Vanderhoof Bear listed in Western Hockey League

Vanderhoof’s Hunter Floris, a former Bear, is now listed by the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League.

From left: Booker Daniel of Vanderhoof

Bears reaching for next hockey level on Yukon ice

Some former Vanderhoof Bears have been in Whitehorse since last September with the Yukon Mustangs Elite U16 team.

From left: Booker Daniel of Vanderhoof
From left: Booker Daniel of Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof Bears leveling up in hockey away from home

Ten former Vanderhoof Bears are hundreds of kilometres away from the den this winter to take their hockey to the next level.

From left: Booker Daniel of Vanderhoof
Elizabeth Schulz’s Grade 11 research on pond snails

Fraser Lake student shines world science fair spotlight on northern B.C. snails

Fraser Lake’s Elizabeth Schulz is one of two British Columbians presenting their science at the 2017 Taiwan International Science Fair

Elizabeth Schulz’s Grade 11 research on pond snails
Vanderhoof paramedics Amanda Wiebe (left) and Denise Raymond canvass at Vanderhoof Co-op mall on Jan. 28 for signatures to support the province-wide petition to include paramedics as part of essential services.

B.C. paramedics call for same bargaining as police and firefighters

B.C.’s paramedics are petitioning to get the same bargaining rights as firefighters and the police.

Vanderhoof paramedics Amanda Wiebe (left) and Denise Raymond canvass at Vanderhoof Co-op mall on Jan. 28 for signatures to support the province-wide petition to include paramedics as part of essential services.
Classic cross-country skiing tracks in Riverside Park were damaged by what seemed to be an ATV on Jan. 21.

Feb. 1 Police Update: test-driving in the park

Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment lodged 60 files, which included six prisoners, in the past week.

Classic cross-country skiing tracks in Riverside Park were damaged by what seemed to be an ATV on Jan. 21.

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James cases in court during Jan. 23 week

A list of Vanderhoof and Fort St. James cases that have a first appearance, or a trial scheduled or ended, in law courts of the area:

The Ministry of Forests

Office sinkhole displaces Vanderhoof forestry staff

A sinkhole that appeared in the floor of Vanderhoof’s local forestry office on Jan. 18 gave local foresters a change of scenery.

The Ministry of Forests
Fort St. James’ Atom hockey team won silver after losing to Smithers 3-6 in the finals game at the Vanderhoof-hosted Atom Hockey tournament on Jan. 22.

Vanderhoof Atom Hockey divide and conquer at home

Vanderhoof Atom Bears transformed into Kodiaks and Grizzlies for an at-home tournament this weekend.

Fort St. James’ Atom hockey team won silver after losing to Smithers 3-6 in the finals game at the Vanderhoof-hosted Atom Hockey tournament on Jan. 22.
Brian Naka of Vanderhoof readies the stone at the Combined Bonspiel on Jan. 21.

Stones and brushes on for Vanderhoof Combined Bonspiel

Thirty men’s and ladies teams slid on Vanderhoof’s curling rink for this season’s Combined Bonspiel from Jan. 20 to 22.

Brian Naka of Vanderhoof readies the stone at the Combined Bonspiel on Jan. 21.
Representation of Vanderhoof's fire department presents a donation to St. John's Hospital Auxiliary and Oncology unit on Jan. 16.

Firefighters respond for Vanderhoof oncology

Vanderhoof’s local oncology unit benefited from firefighter’s fundraising efforts at the annual awards banquet last December.

Representation of Vanderhoof's fire department presents a donation to St. John's Hospital Auxiliary and Oncology unit on Jan. 16.